Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC — The Congressional Office for International Leadership (COIL), an agency of the U.S. Congress, welcomes a delegation of Ukrainian medical and trauma specialists to the United States on Wednesday. The delegation will visit Washington, D.C., and Tampa, FL, to explore critical medical procedures and issues in their efforts to support those suffering casualties resulting from the Russian war of aggression.

WASHINGTON, DC — The Congressional Office for International Leadership (COIL) announced grant recipients for 2023. COIL awarded grants to 11 non-profit organizations across the United States to implement the Open World program on the local level.

December 6, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Office for International Leadership (COIL) launches its programs with Papua New Guinea and Vietnam this week with the arrival of two delegations of members of parliament for 10-day professional programs. The distinguished Members of Parliament from Papua New Guinea will be hosted in Norfolk, Virginia, with the Norfolk Sister Cities Association, while Members from Vietnam will stay with families in Burlington, Vermont, with the Vermont Council on World Affairs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Office for International Leadership (COIL) congratulates five of its Open World program alumni for prestigious awards granted by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, via Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 593/2022 on August 23, 2022.

August 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, COIL begins soliciting proposals for its 2023 Open World exchange program from U.S. based organizations with established foreign visitor programs or a demonstrated ability to host foreign visitors. Organizations submitting proposals design 8-day professional development programs for emerging political, civic, and community leaders from the Eurasian region. All professional programs link Open World delegates to national, regional, and local levels of governance in an effort to support the legislative diplomacy efforts of Congress.

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